For the first Time at this US Open, the rain hits. The program of Wednesday with the matches of the second round will be thrown to the outer squares by each other. Ultimately need to be moved to the afternoon games on Thursday.

Suffering from a Swiss perspective, Stan Wawrinka, whose match against the French Jeremy Chardy moves on today, Thursday (18.05 CET). “Disappointed that I can’t play today. But I’ll see you all tomorrow,” writes Stan on Instagram.

Not from the Wet and the Matches on the Arthur Ashe and Louis Armstrong Court are affected. Because these stages have a closing roof, can take place in the games as scheduled.

Djokovic comes only once to Tremble,

world number one Novak Djokovic wins against Juan Ignacio Londero (ATP 56) in three sets. As loose as it can be the result of suspect, not by the Serb, however. He is plagued by shoulder pain, as has been shown by multiple visits from the doctor. After the game, Djokovic says: “I was not sure if I can finish the game. The shoulder problems have been accompanying me for about two weeks. During the Medical timeout and the Page I tried to get as much care as possible. This helped me to somehow get through the Match. I hope to be back in two days pain-free.”

Then Novak could meet in the third round to compatriot Dusan Lajovic (ATP 29). This must prevail on Thursday but only against Denis Kudla (ATP 111).

Nishikori in three sets – Coric is forfait

On the main court of the Japanese Kei Nishikori (ATP 7), the against local hero Bradley Klahn with a detour. Nishikori through to win in four sets 6:2, 4:6, 6:3 and 7:5. Without a struggle, the Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov is because his opponent Borna Coric must be due to an injury forfeit. (rib/nim)

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